Chief Perkins: we knew right away Blue Ridge Marathon security must be heightened

Chief Chris Perkins

Chief Chris Perkins

Police Chief Chris Perkins says it didn’t take long Monday afternoon to know it was time for his staff to revisit security plans for the Blue Ridge Marathon. As a result, the Boston Marathon bombings are leading to heightened security at Roanoke’s own marathon this coming Saturday. Some you will see, but other security measures will be less visible. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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